Tong Chen

Tong ChenMGM Graduate Student (2018)
Bissig Lab




Research Interest:  I am interested in genome engineering in the liver and developing novel therapeutic strategies to cure chronic HBV

Personal Interests:  I like to bake,  draw and take photos in my spare time.

Publications List:

Chen T, Xiang X, Xu H, Zhang X, Zhou B, Yang Y, Lou Y, Yang XF. LtpA, a CdnL-type CarD regulator, is important for the enzootic cycle of the Lyme disease pathogen. Emerging microbes & infections. 2018 Dec 1;7(1):1-9.

Xiang X, Yang Y, Du J, Lin T, Chen T, Yang XF, Lou Y. Investigation of ospC expression variation among Borrelia burgdorferi strains. Frontiers in cellular and infection microbiology. 2017 Apr 20;7:131.

Zhou B, Yang Y, Chen T, Lou Y, Yang XF. The oligopeptide ABC transporter OppA4 negatively regulates the virulence factor OspC production of the Lyme disease pathogen. Ticks and tick-borne diseases. 2018 Jul 1;9(5):1343-9.

Zhang JJ, Chen T, Yang Y, Du J, Li H, Troxell B, He M, Carrasco SE, Gomelsky M, Yang XF. Positive and negative regulation of glycerol utilization by the c-di-GMP binding protein PlzA in Borrelia burgdorferi. Journal of bacteriology. 2018 Nov 15;200(22).

Johnson CG, Chen T, Furey N, Hemmingsen MG, Bissig KD. Somatic Liver Knockout (SLiK): A Quick and Efficient Way to Generate Liver‐Specific Knockout Mice Using Multiplex CRISPR/Cas9 Gene Editing. Current Protocols in Molecular Biology. 2020 Mar;130(1):e117.